January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month, and in observance the Compass Center for Families will present UPRISING’s Human Trafficking and Exploitation Caregiver class this Thursday in Buffalo. The training is designed to give adults the knowledge and tools for prevention, how to know the signs of, and how to talk to youth about human trafficking [...]
We like to think that big problems such as human trafficking don’t affect small towns like Buffalo, said Alexandra Stevenson, co-founder of the Sheridan-based nonprofit Uprising. But the truth, Stevenson said, is that no community is untouched by this form of modern-day slavery. According to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, 12 cases of human trafficking [...]
Article by The Sheridan Press: The Wyoming Human Trafficking Task Force realized in 2016 that health care workers may be the first public group to interact with victims of human trafficking, said Cara Chambers, director of the Division of Victim Services in the Wyoming Office of the Attorney General. Click here to read more.